NYC 2/20-23/08

brooklyn artist nick herman (above left, of ante projects notoriety) proved a fine host for my innaugural visit to new york city. most of four days, productive studio sessions a daily hingepoint of experience. some high points include visiting strand bookstore and printed matter, inc., david smith's "sprays" exhibit at gagosian madison ave., poussin at the met, a wonderful-thick snowfall on central park friday, and the following --
starting with some photos of mark bradford at sikkema jenkins & co.:

a sneak-peek at a few of richard prince's carhoods, part of an upcoming show group show at gagosian madison ave.:

diego perrone at casey kaplan:

feeling fortified, encouraged -- great perspective adjustment.